The Wear-Now Autumn Trends That Are Going to Be Major
Let's be honest—as much as we like to study runway trends and predict which ones will be embraced on the street style scene and even the red carpet, we're fully aware that some of them wouldn't fly in the real world at any given moment. For example, winter's extra-cosy, XXL knits look good in theory, but there will only be a few days of the year that are truly freezing enough to do the whole head-to-toe woolen thing. But there are trends each season that are much easier to wear than others, and we found them for you for the upcoming fall season. Not only are these six trends accessible, they're also going to be everywhere, given that they popped up in several designers' shows and retailers are stocking them with abandon. From a classic print that's back in full force to the coat style that everyone from Zara to Tibi is endorsing, these are the most accessible major trends of fall. Keep scrolling to see and shop them all.
Western-inspired pieces can be as subtle or as literal as you'd like. Even just a cowboy-style blouse or suede jacket with a pair of jeans—or an accessory like a belt or boots—makes a stylish statement this season.
The It outerwear trend of the season is undoubtedly a military coat of any length. We're especially seeking an army-green or navy iteration.
The runways were full of leopard, snake and giraffe prints. While animal prints never truly go out of style, they're especially prevalent this season. Wear it as you would a neutral.
Models and street style stars alike love to wear a duster over everything from leggings to miniskirts. Bonus points for something lingerie-inspired, like a robe, because that's where this trend is heading on the streets.
Biker boots are a no-fail way to add a punk edge (a major overlying theme this season) to any outfit. Try them in an unexpected way, like with a maxi dress.
Corduroy, along with velvet, is an all-important texture for the new season. Pants or skirts in the cosy fabric paired with an oversize sweater is a perfect Love Story–esque autumnal look.
Whether in the form of a half-zip pullover or a top-to-bottom zipper situation, this sporty mock-neck top style is the perfect way to continue the athleisure trend into autumn. Proof: These were all over the runways of Dior, J.W.Anderson, Lacoste and 3.1 Phillip Lim, to name a few.
Wood Wood Sara Blouse (£176)
A rather retro way to tap into the look.
Tell us which trend you find to be the most accessible, and find out what an A-list stylist will be buying for the new season.
Opening Image: Style du Monde